“Humane Code” global virtual hackathon an effort by global coding communities to solve problems faced by humanity has so for attained distinction of being the largest and most diverse hackathons ever held. Twenty best entries got total prize money of $20800 and a chance to visit Bengaluru during the Summit scheduled to be held from November 29 to December 1.
The event will run under the theme, ‘INNOVATION & IMPACT’ and will witness the participation of countries like Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands , Estonia , Japan , Australia and Czeck Republic. Startup zone had 200+ startups and 3000 delegates. Top technology experts from India and globally, futurists, policy makers, thought leaders, research heads and other industry officials from across the globe are also expected to participate. This coupled with many path-breaking initiatives such as Bio-Excellence Awards, Showstoppers (Product Launch), Wall of Fame, Innovation Zones, Conferences will be witnessed this year.
The Government has been playing a vital role in supporting the IT, ITES and ESDM industry not only in policy implementation & monitoring but also in providing various technology & communication services which includes internet, datacenter, hosting, technology consultation, IT security audit, support for e-Governance etc.
One of the major highlight of this year’s conference was India’s biggest Start-up zone, a platform to showcase their innovation, meet tech founders, innovation executives and investors to build partnerships and shape the future.
K.J. George, Minister for Large & Medium Scale Industries, Sugar, IT & BT, and Science and Technology, said, “The Government has always been on a continuous quest to encourage innovations and this Summit is one step to ignite that spark and enthuse people about entrepreneurship. The event also aims to leverage technology as a catalyst to boost entrepreneurship in the state and enable business-to-business meetups.”
Principal Secretary, Department of Commerce & Industries and Department of IT, BT and Science & Technology, Gaurav Gupta, highlighted that fact that this year’s Bengaluru Tech Summit is expected to be of a bigger scale compared to the past. He mentioned, “Our endeavor is to bring all stakeholders-policy makers, Industry and academia together to celebrate the wonderful technology ecosystem that Karnataka has, and to strive to retain our position of leadership through strategic investment of resources on people, places and technologies.”